Is Sammy Wilson wise to take on fellow ex-Mayor of Belfast Alex Maskey in a paintball contest? Neither of the two are fading violets, but surely Alex’s experience in the ring gives him an edge? I suspect it will be a case of No Surrender till the end.

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